Why do I need a consultant? August 12th 2014 - 09:38 AM

A great question that deserves an effort at a really good answer. Speaking as someone who has spent their entire professional career as a consultant I believe the main reason to engage a consultant is for our wit and charm. Okay, let’s look at some better and more compelling b…

The importance of QC in multichannel August 3rd 2014 - 08:41 PM

Multichannel has become the norm. Now you need an automated QC solution. Multichannel distribution of live broadcasts offers local programmers the ability to reach a wider consumer base. The TV Everywhere movement has created a consumer climate in which people want the ability to watch any program at any time.…

The changing landscape of Command and Control July 28th 2014 - 07:33 PM

The transition to an IP architecture has created significant changes in command and control and in how systems are monitored and managed. Command and control is the all encompassing automated set of processes that control the acquisition, file movement, handling and delivery of media. Monitoring is more than a set…

How Coax became a VLAN July 28th 2014 - 06:35 PM

​There have been many significant changes in the core technologies that make up the infrastructure of the broadcast facility. The cable plant is or was the heart of the broadcast facility. And there are many different types of cables. Now the IP network is the primary backbone and the IP r…